The kalimba is modelled after the ancient African musical instrument called mbira. Whereas the mbira was originated in central and southern Africa around 1000BC. The varying styles of kalimba and mbira have endured for thousands of years and had numerous layouts, designs, and tunings.
As a result, this instrument produces a warm ethereal sound that feels "like nature in a box". And most importantly, the experience of playing the kalimba will truly help you to relax and unwind. This article talks about why the kalimba is an amazing instrument for everyone!
Need a little help on choosing the right kalimba? Here is a little kalimba buyer's guide made just for you.
Hluru kalimba has exquisite workmanship with the most interesting designs. This 17 Key Acacia Maple Hluru Kalimba has a unique mixed wood design with beautiful sunflower carving. The wood used in this model is high-quality solid Acacia and Maple.
In addition, keys are made of ore steel tines that provide a bright and clear timbre. The brand Hluru's key touch is a bit softer compared to other brands, therefore this kalimba is more comfortable to play and suitable for beginners. Moreover, the mix of acacia and maple produce a rich texture tone and long-lasting sound.
There is no need for any musical background! Because all the notes are engraved on the keys.
To play, simply hold the instrument between the palms, then use your thumbs to pluck the keys. After that, choose an easy kalimba tab from your learning booklet or online, then pluck the corresponding tine according to the numbers on the tab. As a result, you will have a beautiful melody in no time!
This kalimba is pre-tuned in C, therefore you can play it right away when you received the order.
Free Learning Resource:
There is a free learning booklet within your order that can teach you all the basics.
Follow us on Facebook @littlekalimbashop, we will upload kalimba tabs and mini-tutorials regularly.
Check this link for some simple yet sweet songs we made for beginners! (we will keep on updating more tabs)
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I am really liking my kalimba. Exactly as described and plays very well. Thankful the delivery fee was waived. Trustworthy service and excellent communication with seller. Very happy.
First kalimba I’ve owned, it sounds absolutely beautiful. Well crafted too! 10/10
Beautiful instrument. I love the sunflower design and it sounds so melodic. Such fast express delivery. I bought the stand as well. So happy. My goal is to play the kalimba to reduce anxiety. Loving this
Bought for my wife who loves it. Excellent sound beautiful design.
Also very prompt shipping/delivery.
It looks as beautiful in person as I expected it to. Sounds lovely and is easy to play.
Excellent service and product - thank you!
Quick delivery, gorgeous product!
Great sound and does not hurt my thumbs. Great Service
I was impressed with the sound of this Kalimba when listening to it on Little Kalimba Shop's website.
It does sound just as good when I play it.
I love that it is engraved with the notes so no need for stickers
Also I can play it for a long time and never feel pain in my thumbs.
It is a great instrument to learn. I regularly have it beside me and will pick it up and play a tune. I am not musical so it is a joy to play something and make a tune
Also the staff at The Little Kalimba Shop were very helpful and nice. I would recommend them to anyone interested in the Kalimba
My Kalimba is beautifully made and the sound quality is spectacular! Highly recommend! I have enjoyed spending hours and hours with this relaxing instrument.
My son loves it. Good quality. On time with good packaging. Thanks.
Bought as a Christmas present for my daughter...came on time and she loves the kilimba
Good quality and good price
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